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Bodily strengths might differ, capabilities remain the same: Devdutt Pattanaik on gender equality

Devdutt Pattanaik says in the video that men and women are equal in terms of capabilities and that our souls are the same.

How to raise a child in a gender neutral environment

Stripping the space of anything gendered is a poor solution, says Suzanne Tick, who has written about gender identity in design. It would be better to fill the room with materials and toys that encourage engagement and play.


How a mother, who grew up in an abusive household, is teaching her son about gender equality

"At an age when children should play and have fun, we as a family were dealing with abuse at home. My father, who was very dominating and abusive, wanted everything to be done as per his wish. He abused my mother and us."

Being Baba: Raising a good man

"I'll teach him to always be respectful and kind. Doesn't matter if you're talking to a boy or a girl. To someone younger than you or older than you. I've always found that if you're good to someone, they will be good to you."

Gender of justice

Gender sensitisation of the judiciary and appointing more female judges is imperative.

Make farming gender sensitive, and frame schemes keeping women farmers in mind, say NGOs in Gujarat

The women organisations also demanded a gender-based segregated data for women and men farmers.


Survey: 76 per cent find life in India is better for men than women

Almost half of those surveyed in India voiced their worry over growing unemployment as against the global average of a quarter of those surveyed, who said that unemployment is their most worrying concern.

Opening the gates

The verdict allowing women devotees to enter Sabarimala is a powerful message for gender equality, constitutional morality.

Keep Calm and Mommy On: Raising Responsible Boys

As the mother of two boys, I feel I have an additional responsibility. I try to undo all that they learn when they step out.

Explained Snippets: In work & politics, India gender inequality extremely high, suggests report

Advancing women’s equality in the countries of Asia Pacific, the report suggests, could add $4.5 trillion to their collective GDP annually in 2025, a 12% increase over a business-as-usual GDP trajectory.